Buffalo National River Press Release, Sunday, June 17

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases

Buffalo National River Hosts National Park Radio Concert  Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Approximately 1,300 people attended the 3rd annual National Park Radio concert at Steel Creek Campground on Saturday. National Park Radio, an Americana/folk/bluegrass band from Harrison, delighted concert goers with more than 2 hours of live music among the unmatched natural beauty of Buffalo National River. Park personnel … Read More

BNR Press Release, May 11, 2018, National Park Radio to Return for 3rd Annual Steel Creek Concert

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases

Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Back by popular demand, the Harrison-based modern folk band National Park Radio will kick off the summer season at Buffalo National River with a free concert at 5:00 PM on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Sponsored by the Buffalo National River Partners—a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion, appreciation, preservation and protection of America’s first national … Read More

BNR Press Release: Arvest Donation Supports Special Olympics Fun Day, May 10, 2018

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases

Arvest Foundation recently donated $2,000 to Buffalo National River Partners on Wednesday to support “Fun Days” at Buffalo National River, organized in partnership with Special Olympics.  The “Fun Day” events provide residents in Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Marion, Newton, and Searcy Counties who have special needs opportunities to participate in guided hikes, play games, and learn about nature and wildlife at … Read More

BNRP Spring Newsletter–April , 2018

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In this issue, “Among Giants,” long time members of BNRP Board of Directors resign, wildflower walks and butterflies.  Read more by clicking the link below Newsletter_BNRP_2018_Spring-2

BNR Press Release: Public Input Sought for Road Repair Projects at Buffalo National River, April 22

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases, Uncategorized

Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – The National Park Service is working with the Federal Highway Administration to make repairs in Erbie, located in Newton County, Arkansas. Heavy rain and flooding over a three day period in May of 2015 caused extensive damage to Compton-Erbie Road (County Road 19), County Road 57, and Erbie Campground Road (County Road 79). The proposed … Read More

National Park Service Announces 2018 Rural Fire Readiness Grant Recipients

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This year the Arkansas National Parks Fire Management Group is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Rural Fire Readiness (RFR) grant program. The RFR grant program provides funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior, through the National Park Service (NPS) Office of Wildland Fire Management, to rural fire departments and fire associations that respond to wildland fire … Read More

March BRWA Newsletter

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River Alliance

Some highlights from the March BRWA newsletter: Bills introduced into a special session of the Arkansas legislature threatened to undermine due process related to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality’s decision to deny a permit to C&H Hog facility located within the Buffalo  River Watershed.  Public pressure resulted in major changes to the final bill which became Act 10. The … Read More

Buffalo National River Press Release, Construction Delays at Buffalo Point, March 9, 2018

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases

Construction Delays of a New Waste Water Treatment Facility at Buffalo Point and Campground Closures Buffalo National River is currently upgrading utilities that service the Buffalo Point Campground. The flush restrooms, shower facilities, and dump station at Buffalo Point will remain closed until the infrastructure upgrades are completed later this spring. Portable toilets will be available for visitors to use … Read More

BNRP Winter Newsletter–January 2018

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Superintendent of BNR retires, volunteers honored, huge numbers at Boxley Valley, upgrades for BNR historic buildings and more in this newsletter.  Click on link to view. Newsletter_BNRP_2017_Winter-6